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Featured Books

  • Can't Pay, Won't Pay

    A Powerful Guide to Action for People in Debt.

  • We Still Here

    In the midst of loss and death and suffering, our charge is to figure out what freedom really means—and how we take steps to get there.

  • Azadi

    From the best-selling author of My Seditious Heart and the Ministry of Utmost Happiness, a new and pressing dispatch from the heart of the crowd and the solitude of the writer's desk. 

  • How We Go Home

    Edited by Sara Sinclair

    How We Go Home shares contemporary Indigenous stories in the long and ongoing fight to protect Native land and life.

  • Black Lives Matter at School

    Black Lives Matter at School connects thousands of educators around the country who are fighting racial and economic inequality in schools. 

  • Black Power Afterlives

    A powerful and wide-ranging collection examining the persistent impact of the Black Panther Party on subsequent liberation struggles.

  • On Edward Said

    An intimate intellectual, political and personal portrait of Edward Said, one of the 20th centuries' leading public intellectuals.

  • A People's Guide to Capitalism

    A lively, accessible, and timely guide to Capitalism for those who want to understand and dismantle the world of the 1%

  • Text Messages

    Text Messages is a survival guide for our anxious age from Iraqi-Canadian rapper and multi-media artist Yassin 'Narcy ' Alsalman.

  • Dying for an iPhone

    by Jenny Chan, Pun Ngai, et al.

    A harrowing look lives and struggles of a new generation of Chinese workers confronting the Apple-Foxconn empire and the Chinese state.

Featured Authors

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    Michael Bennett

    “There is a tradition of athletes who understand that sports is a way to reach people and change the world. Michael Bennett's name deserves mention alongside the best of us.”
    —Dr. John Carlos

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    Angela Y. Davis

    "Here is someone worthy of the Ancestors who delivered her. Angela Davis has stood her ground on every issue important to the health of our people and the planet."
    —Alice Walker

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    Eve L. Ewing

    "Ignore Eve Ewing at your own intellectual, political, and cultural peril."

    Chicago Magazine

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    Naomi Klein

    "Naomi Klein has become the most visible and influential figure on the left–what Howard Zinn and Noam Chomsky were thirty years ago."
    The New Yorker

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    Aja Monet

    “Aja Monet’s poetry offers us textures of feeling and radical shifts of meaning that expand our capacity to envision and fight for new worlds.”
    —Angela Y. Davis

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    José Olivarez

    “José Olivarez’s work shines a spotlight on the often-overlooked stories of Mexican-Americans in the Midwest—the all too familiar feeling of being ni de aqui, ni de alla (not from here, nor there).”
    Remezcla

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    Arundhati Roy

    “Arundhati Roy is one of the few great revolutionary intellectuals in our time."
    —Cornel West

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    Rebecca Solnit

    "No writer has weighed the complexities of sustaining hope in our times of readily available despair more thoughtfully and beautifully, nor with greater nuance."
    —Maria Popova

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    Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

    "Taylor has absconded from the ivory tower to break down the current Movement for Black Lives, arguing that it holds the potential to reignite a broader push for black liberation."
    The Root

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    Howard Zinn

    “Few people changed more lives than Howard Zinn."
    —Naomi Klein